Schlumbergera Hybrid



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HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
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Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
deep reddish purple with violet center. W. Buckley (1868) described it along with several other truncata color forms as: "purplish red, tinged with violet."
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
G. Nicholson, Dictionary Gardening,1: 517; T. Brown, Standard Epiphyllums and its varieties, Garden Chronicle, Apr. 2,1864: 318; W. Buckley, Epiphyllum truncatum and its varieties, 1867: 975; McM&H 1995: 56, 79, 95 & 147historically known as Epiphyllum truncatum Ruckerianum (Nicholson, 1885). Used by Buckley as a parent for S. x buckleyi. Mentioned by Thomas Brown (1864) and Wilbraham Buckley (1868). Lemaire (1861) gave it as a synonym for E. bridgessii. Thought to be the same as S. 'Ruckeri'. One of the early truncata varieties cultivated in Britain during the 1860s.
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